This case involves an electronics manufacturer that was accused of knowingly selling defective products. The manufacturer had just released an updated version of one of their premier products and received thousands of complaints that the products would start to smoke or even explode if turned on for too long. An expert statistician familiar with analyzing warranty claims data was sought to perform a regression analysis to better assess trends in the data and correlations between the results and the alleged product defects.
Question(s) For Expert Witness
- 1. Please explain why you're qualified to assist with this engagement.
Expert Witness Response E-013499
I have extensive litigation and consulting experience assessing warranty claims. Statistical analysis and regression analysis of warranty claims is a core strength of my practice. I work across all industries (automotive, consumer products, utilities, etc). Analyzing trends and correlations in warranty claims is my bread and butter.
This expert earned her Ph.D. in applied mathematics and operations research and has spent the last 25 years in the application of statistical methods across numerous disciplines. Her areas of expertise include designed experimentation, reliability analysis, warranty estimation, general statistical methods, statistical process control, measurement system assessment, and stochastic optimization.